Tag: Civic Space

NBC Amendment Bill Is Social Media Bill Through The Backdoor

When you go to bed as a Nigerian citizen or business, especially in the media space, you are more likely to wake up as a criminal in violation of a new ridiculous law than you are likely to wake up at all.  Your level of criminality is compounded if Nigeria’s[Read More…]

OSIWA holds seminar on mass media and the Intersection Between National Security and the Civic Space

MEDIA Advisory  Seminar on Mass Media and the Intersection Between National Security and the Civic Space WHAT: The Whiteink Institute for Strategy Education and Research (WISER) with support from the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA), is hosting a webinar on the role of the media within the intersection[Read More…]

In Nigeria, Young Parliamentarians move to stop hate speech and social media bills intended to shrink civic space

The Young Parliamentarians Forum, YPF, of the 9th National Assembly last week vowed to stop the controversial hate speech, social media, and Non-governmental organisation bills. This was part of the communique signed by the Chairman, YPF, Hon. Kabir Ibrahim Tukura and others, after their meeting held in Owerri, Imo State,[Read More…]